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Call for Submissions: Architecture for Wellness - The Space for Body and Soul

09:00 - 17 June, 2019
Call for Submissions: Architecture for Wellness - The Space for Body and Soul, Architecture for Wellness
Architecture for Wellness

YACademy launches the second edition of Architecture for Wellness, a high-level training course offering 8 scholarships and internships in internationally-renowned architectural firms.

115 hours of lessons, a 30-hour workshop, lectures and placement opportunities in internationally-renowned architectural firms like SIMONE MICHELI ARCHITECTURAL HERO - PARTISANS - TNE ARCHITECTS - CARLOS MARTINEZ ARCHITEKTEN - ANDREA MAFFEI ARCHITECTS - ALBERTO APOSTOLI

TALK: MADWORKSHOP on Design With Purpose

16:52 - 14 June, 2019
TALK: MADWORKSHOP on Design With Purpose

The Martin Architecture and Design Workshop (MADWORKSHOP) supports students, makers, artists, and architects in the realization of socially valuable design projects. Our thriving fellowship and education programs nurture thinkers who will make radical, sustainable, and lasting contributions to the design discourse and society at large. Merging a contemporary aesthetic agenda, ambitious fabrication techniques, and the mentorship of MADWORKSHOP’s experienced Board of Directors, the foundation offers emerging designers the opportunity to take their ideas from concept to reality.

Call for Entries: Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition

16:51 - 14 June, 2019
Call for Entries: Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition, Headquarters' site, adjoining Spotts Park. © MRC / Urban Tripod
Headquarters' site, adjoining Spotts Park. © MRC / Urban Tripod

The Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition is a global search for an outstanding design team of architects and landscape architects for the philanthropy’s new headquarters.

Interpreting 20th Century European Urbanism

16:42 - 14 June, 2019
Interpreting 20th Century European Urbanism, Interpreting 20th Century European Urbanism
Interpreting 20th Century European Urbanism

urbanHIST welcomes abstracts on the main theme of its second conference: Interpreting 20th Century European Urbanism. As an explicitly interdisciplinary project, we encourage submissions from urbanism, planning, and architectural historians; preservationists; geographers; museum curators; and independent
scholars. More information about the suggested tracks for abstracts is available in: www.bth.se/urbanhistconference.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Henrieta Moravčíková, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Luděk Sýkora, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Sasha Tsenkova, University of Calgary, Canada
Stephen V. Ward, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Submissions
The organizers invite proposals for individual presentations (20 minutes). Please upload your abstract and a short CV on the online submission platform. Abstracts should be

CLEM2019: IV Latin American Conference on Timber Structures

12:05 - 14 June, 2019
CLEM2019: IV Latin American Conference on Timber Structures

This year is the tenth anniversary of the first edition launched in Concepción, Chile. That pioneer meeting that embraced academics, professionals, technicians and companies from the forestry-timber sector, built the basis for productive exchanges among the countries of the region. Subsequent 2017 and 2018 meetings in Junín (Argentina) and San Carlos (Brazil), consolidated the CLEM as a synergistic forum.

Call for Entries: Vectorworks Design Scholarship - Win $10,000 USD

10:46 - 14 June, 2019
Call for Entries: Vectorworks Design Scholarship - Win $10,000 USD

Vectorworks, Inc. invites undergraduate students and recent graduates to enter the Vectorworks Design Scholarship. Applicants that share their best work will have the opportunity to win up to $10,000 USD, gain professional recognition and propel themselves into a bright future of design. Additionally, winners’ schools will receive free Vectorworks Designer software and complimentary training for faculty and students.

To apply, students must submit their best individual or group project and answer three questions in 150 words or less. Eligible students must be enrolled in an accredited design program and registered for six or more credits or must have graduated no earlier

Archiboo Web Awards 2019

14:11 - 11 June, 2019
Archiboo Web Awards 2019

The Archiboo Web Awards, now in their fourth year, are the only awards to highlight and celebrate the creative use of technology to communicate great architecture.

Organised by architecture platform, Archiboo, the awards recognise outstanding digital performers from engaging content and impactful design to those pushing the boundaries with the latest technologies.

Judged by a panel of experts, the 2018 awards saw amazing growth and recognition by the architectural community attracting entries from some of the world’s most respected practices and web designers.

The awards party will take place in September 2019 during the London Design Festival.

What’s new for 2019?

New categories have been

The Office

13:28 - 10 June, 2019
The Office

The first edition of a book series called “The Office”. A book that looks behind the scenes and gives an insight into the architectural offices. It is not dedicated to their buildings, but rather portrays the creators, the creative people whose intellectual work lays the foundation for the creation of a building. The result is an authentic photographic report, taken from the knowledge-hungry perspective of a secret observer, a voyeurist of good design.

Open All-Russian Competition with International Participation for a Concept of a Tourism Cluster in the Village of Oymyakon, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia

13:21 - 10 June, 2019
Open All-Russian Competition with International Participation for a Concept of a Tourism Cluster in the Village of Oymyakon, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia

Oymyakon is famous as one of the Poles of Cold and is on the list of inhabited places with the most extreme conditions for human life. The notorious cold of Yakutia attracts tourists from all over the planet, including world celebrities. Oymyakon has already seen visits from Hollywood actors Tom Hardy and Ewan McGregor.
The Competition will bring together Russian and international experts in the fields of architecture, design, and development of tourism clusters, in order to uncover the potential of Oymyakon as a world center for extreme tourism. The results of the competition will be presented at the Fifth Eastern

Open Call: SkyCity Challenge 19, The Future of Housing

13:15 - 10 June, 2019
Open Call: SkyCity Challenge 19, The Future of Housing, Enter the SkyCity Challenge 19. Open call for every part in the world.
Enter the SkyCity Challenge 19. Open call for every part in the world.

After a successful completion of our first challenge SkyCity again, is pleased to invite architects, designers, artists, engineers to take part in the SkyCity Challenge 19, THE FUTURE OF HOUSING.  The current ways of building are affecting the environment we are living in, they are limited and outdated. We believe with the modern technology available, we are able to create far more sophisticated homes that could revolutionize the future of housing.


GUIDELINES./

We want you to design a home that can be dismantled after a time period and used again as if it were just simple prefab modular pieces. A home made

Mario Botta. The Space Beyond [UK Premiere]

13:01 - 10 June, 2019
Mario Botta. The Space Beyond [UK Premiere],  Mario Botta. The Space Beyond -  A film by Loretta Dalpozzo and Michèle Volontè
Mario Botta. The Space Beyond - A film by Loretta Dalpozzo and Michèle Volontè

Co-directed by Loretta Dalpozzo and Michèle Volontè, Mario Botta. The Space Beyond is a rare and artistic journey into the work of internationally acclaimed Swiss architect Mario Botta.

The film explores Botta’s ever-growing curiosity and his reflections on the contradictions of society through sacred spaces. At 75, Botta is one of the few architects who has designed places of prayer for the three main monotheistic religions. After designing many churches, chapels and a synagogue, he is now designing a mosque in China.

Through his thoughts and interactions with artists, clients and family members, who take the audience from Switzerland to Italy, from

Wood Summit Småland 2019 and Architecture of Necessity

13:00 - 10 June, 2019
Wood Summit Småland 2019 and Architecture of Necessity

Welcome to Wood Summit Småland, this year ONE day – June 27. Wood Summit Småland is a seminar on the opening of the exhibition Architecture of Necessity in which projects from the international competition with the same name are exhibited.

The theme of the competition 2019 is:
”Considering the most pressing issues of today the jury would especially love to see entries that deal with the rural context – reactivation of forgotten places both with the transformation of existing buildings and with new typologies, for example combining living, work and 'freespace'. ”

The seminar is in English.

Program on June 27th:

Kl 9.30 Registration

Swim City

12:57 - 10 June, 2019
Swim City, The poster of the exhibition, Claudiabasel (2019)
The poster of the exhibition, Claudiabasel (2019)

The exhibition «Swim City», held at the S AM Swiss Architecture Museum from the 25th of May to the 29th of September 2019, is the first to draw attention to a particular contemporary phenomenon in urban space: river swimming as a mass movement. Swiss cities have played a leading role in the development of this activity over the last few decades, gradually opening up the river as a natural public space within the built environment. The river has thereby become a place of leisure, open to all, located right in front of residents’ doors and seamlessly integrated into everyday life.

Call for Submissions: Convergence Center For Engineering and Applied Science International Design Competition

00:00 - 10 June, 2019

The EU TUMO Convergence Center for Engineering and Applied Science will be a mixed-use campus bringing together academia and industry, linking local students, researchers and technologists to each other and with their global peers, and fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. The Convergence Center program includes a set of mutually reinforcing facilities totaling 25,000 sqm of built-up area. The project site is a 15,000 sqm plot perched on top of the Hrazdan river gorge in Yerevan, Armenia. With an initial budget of over 25 million euros, it will create an open platform and a vibrant community combining academic and training facilities, businesses and a conference venue with retail units such as cafes, restaurants, a gym and a daycare center.

The project is an extension of the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies, an innovative after-school learning center attended by close to 15,000 teenagers every week. It is located next to the TUMO building which houses, in addition to the TUMO Center, leading technology companies, both multinationals and startups.

Architecture For Workplaces: Lectures And Internships with UNStudio, Alfonso Femia, L22, Morphosis, 3XN, Amdl Michele De Lucchi

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Architecture For Workplaces: Lectures And Internships with UNStudio, Alfonso Femia, L22, Morphosis, 3XN, Amdl Michele De Lucchi

YACademy launches the first edition of Architecture for Workplaces, a high-level training course offering 8 scholarships and internships in internationally-renowned architectural firms.

102 hours of lessons, a 30-hour workshop, lectures and placement opportunities in internationally-renowned architectural firms like UNStudio, Alfonso Femia, L22, Morphosis, 3XN, and Amdl Michele De Lucchi.

Large Door Openings Made Easy

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Cornerless Folding Door
Cornerless Folding Door

Large openings are a popular inclusion in the modern home, but loading and structural movements that cause few problems with regular sized door openings can have very significant consequences in a bigger opening. Your structural engineer will generally be able to ensure your building complies with all statutory regulations and does not fall down, but the movement of and around large openings can often cause unnecessary problems for the builder or the homeowner.

Here, Centor explores three of the most common problems that can arise with large openings and shows how all of them are avoidable if planned for in advance.

Webinars for architects: Make incredible presentations in Virtual Reality.

10:30 - 29 May, 2019
Webinars for architects: Make incredible presentations in Virtual Reality., learn how to present 3D models or 360 images in Virtual Reality!
learn how to present 3D models or 360 images in Virtual Reality!

Make incredible presentations in Virtual Reality.

Join to SENTIO VR's webinar and learn how to present 3D models or 360 images in Virtual Reality!

Date: May 29, 2019 2:00 PM EST

Grab your Spot here https://www.sentiovr.com/webinars-for-architects

Moscow Urban Forum 2019: Quality of Life, Projects for a Better City

01:45 - 29 May, 2019
Moscow Urban Forum 2019: Quality of Life, Projects for a Better City

Pierre de Meuron, Richard Sennett, Reinier de Graaf, and Winy Maas will join a diverse group of city makers, developers, investors, startups, urbanists, local governments, international institutions, citizen, and more, at this year's Moscow Urban Forum.

Quality of life in cities is in the centre of discussions among politicians, economists, urban managers and planners nowadays. Megacities focus their efforts on the improvement of the quality of urban environment, the development of housing, transport, and social infrastructure, launch and expansion of wide range of urban services, as well as the promotion of their cities as tourist destinations. Thus, the overall objective of city administrations all over the world is the enhancement of quality of life and the provision of services for well being of their citizens.